Four Days Mt Kenya Climb Sirimon-Naromoru.

Day 1: Nairobi – Nanyuki – Old Moses camp (Judimier

Pick up from your hotel/ residence at 7:00 am or just assemble in Nairobi CBD for departure at 7:00 am. The drive to Nanyuki takes about 3½ to 4hours, where we shall meet our mountain crew. Stop check for supplies and proceed to Sirimon gate 2,600m a.s.l for registration and payment of park fees. Picnic lunch will be served here. We shall hike for 9km through the tropical rainforest, bamboo belt, Haegenia rosewood to the open moorland to reach our camp Old Moses camp 3,300m a.s.l. Dinner and accommodation in the bunkhouse.

Day 2: Old Moses camp – Shipton’s camp via Mackinder’s valley.

After breakfast, we hike 13km through Mackinder`s valley to Shipton`s camp 4,300m a.s.l. This takes roughly 6-7 hour through rivers and ridges. We pass the newly meteorological station for eastern Africa. On a clear day, the main peaks can be seen clearly. Lunch is served en route. Dinner and overnight in a bunkhouse.

Day 3: Shipton’s camp – Point Lenana – Mackinder’s camp – Met station. 

Wake up at 2:00 am for some hot snacks before the ascent to our main target point Lenana 4,985m a.s.l. for sunrise. On a clear day, Kilimanjaro at 320km can be sighted. The panoramic view is unforgettable and this will be recorded by our cameras. We descend to Austrian hut {Top hut} 4750m a.s.l. Descend further to Teleki valley, Mackinder`s camp 3,300m a.s.l through American camp and Rangers camp. Hot brunch awaits you at the camp before we descend through the alpine moorland to the bamboo zone where our camp Met station. It takes 4½ – 5hrs. Hot lunch is served at the camp. Syke monkeys among wild animals that are sported with ease. Dinner and overnight at Met station Hut.

Day 4: Met station camp – Nairobi.

After breakfast, descend through the rainforest to Naromoru park gate headquarters. We will sign out and bid the crew farewell to head to your next destination or we will travel back to Nairobi, the expected time of arrival is 5:30 pm.

Mountains have their own climate on account of its height. Rain clouds can appear without warning and be gone hours later. An early morning frost is possible at any time of the year and guests should bring a fleece and light rain jacket, although during the heat of the day shorts and T-shirts should suffice.

Mountain gear to pack

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